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to get the last minute christmas gifts. rob roblin joins us live from towson. have you seen any shopping activity? >> a lot of stores are staying open 24 hours a day. before you go out shopping, make sure you check the store hours. last minute shoppers. they were hitting the streets yesterday. if you wore a last-minute shopper, you are not alone. there are a whole bunch of other folks out there. there are 132 million people that have some last-minute shopping to do. 70 million say they will hit the stores on christmas eve. make sure you know there'll be lots of folks shopping also. 17% of people are spending less this year. $586 billion expected in sales this year nationwide. that is the most optimistic forecast since the recession. if you're a shopper, you have all kinds of things to get. >> we are having the time of our lives. this is for the kids. they cannot see that. >> check the store hours if you're going shopping. lots are open 24 hours a day. rob roblin, wbal-tv 11 news. >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. how will you be spending christmas? you can share
is winding down for procrastinators trying to get the last minute perfect gifts. >> rob roblin joins us live from towson with more. good morning. >> there are a bunch of folks out there. millions have not finish. 132 million people say they've not finish their shopping. 17 million say they will wait until christmas eve. 17% who have done their shopping say they are spending less this year. 586 million in the economy and more people are spending. >> doing shopping for my ex- husband. we are having the time of our lives. we're shopping for the kids. they cannot see that. >> a reminder -- a lot of stores are stay open 24 hours a day. some are opening early and staying open late. you may want to check the store hours before you do your last- minute shopping. rob roblin, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. how will you be spending christmas? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> losing streak? what losing streak? the team dropped their last three straight. the ravens
do. >>> and good morning, everybody. happy christmas eve. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm brandi hitt, sitting in for paula faris today. >> right now, northern california is getting chance to dry out after blast of severe weather. >> last-minute shoppers in most of the country will have tranquil weather today with a notable exception. we begin with john schriffen. >> reporter: it's the christmas trip turned travel nightmare for drivers on the east and west coast. in northern california, with more snow expected to blanket the mountains, cars are having trouble staying on the roads. >> the roads are pretty bad. there's a lot of spinouts further east. there's definitely going to be chain control for the nest two days at least going into christmas. >> reporter: with warmer temperatures in the bay area, the pounding rain has been the big hazard. near san jose, this bad accident happened, after one driver going too fast skidded across five lanes crashing into the other. no one was hurt. >> people are still driving fast. you have to watch out for them and try to slow down a little bit and an
in june. and this award goes to individuals who make a difference. coach rob worked at boeddeker playground which is one of the tougher neighborhoods in the city, he was a positive influence for 21 years, using the sport of track and steel to help teach them sportsmanship and hard work, as a retired city employee, coach rob continues to run his own non-profit track and field. he is currently ranked third in the nation in his age for the 100 meter hurdles, and perhaps his biggest accomplishment was being selected to carry the olympic torch here in san francisco for the 2008 beijing olympic, it's an amazing award and thank you for being such a great teacher and leader and coach to young people in the tenderloin. [applause]. >> thank you very much for this award, my wife and i appreciate it very much. what's really important right now is for us to keep the rec centers open because the rec centers is like a second home for the kids in the community. if they don't have a second home, they'll find a home somewhere else and it won't be rec centers. thank you very much. >> thank you, and
's tracking santa claus. here's rob nelson. >> global make talent apple and samsung -- google may challenge apple and samsung with its own smartphone and then a tablet. the iphone has 63% of the u.s. smartphone market. samsung with only 42%. samsung still leads by a wide margin in europe. two places where you can track santa. the web site of norad, the military command center. noradsanta.org. the other website is google. >> and you can play fun and games on that website. >> you can send a friend or relative a message. i rob nelson. >> fedex field is the place to be this coming sunday night. that's when the redskins will host the cowboys before the final game of the season >> . if the redskins win, they will clinch the nfc east. they are one win away from of a division title spanx to yesterday's victory against the eagles. rgiii was 16 of 24 for 198 yards as the redskins won their sixth game in a row, 27-20.. kickoff sunday night is at 8:20. should be a good time. >> the redskins -- for this now. touchdown. seattle quarterback russell wilson continues to keep pace with andrew luck and r.g. i
christmas. two new storms are moving in. rob nelson it is on storm watch. >> there is no place like home for the holidays, but the making it easy to get there. rain snow and torrential delayed and stranded many travelers. the road are practically in someble to navigate west.of the >> there are a lot of spin-outs east.r it will be chain controls for the next two days going into christmas. >> women might be the best way to travel if you are trying to sonoma county, california. san francisco international, a 30 flights cancelled and many delays, leading to passengers. >> after i found out life- flighted been cancelled after hours waiting, i had to wait another three hours in the which i service >>en get helped out and. plows working overtime and frustrated drivers stuck with no place to go. the wind was fierce, blowing the cars around. semis swerving. >> forecasters predicting a white parts of the some northeast. abc news, new york. >> breaking news. crews are on the scene of a deadly shooting in northeast d.c. police found a man shot to h in the 1200 block of c street. for two are looking
favorite nfl teams. you know rob is watching all the games. we'll see how the season is shaping up. >> willis, how did the giants do yesterday? how did that game turn out? okay. i'm just curious. i don't hear anything today, willis. >> right, right. >> you're just so quiet. so unlike you today. looking angry. >> it's okay, willis, i'm with you. >> always next season, willis. >>> first, a major cleanup in northern california after a weekend blast of wet weather. dozens of flights were cap seld at bay area airports. >> and the area's famous vineyards under water. >> reporter: it's the christmas trip turned travel nightmare for drivers on the east and west coast. in northern california, with nor snow expected to blanket the sierra mountains, cars are having trouble just staying on the road. >> the roads were pretty bad. there's definitely going to be chain control for the next two days at least going into christmas. >> reporter: with warmer temperatures in the bay area, the pounding rain has been the big hazard. near san jose, this bad accident happened after one driver going too fast
. here's rob nelson with the latest. >> reporter: yes, there is no place like home for the holidays. but the weather is not making it easy to get there. the heavy snow and torrential rains delayed and stranded millions of travelers. the road are practically impossible to navigate and some parts of the west. >> the road are pretty bad and there's spinouts further east. there's going to be chain control for the next two days going into christmas. >> reporter: and swimming might be the best way to travel if you are trying to get out of sonoma county, california. and san francisco international airport, up to 30 flights have been canceled and many more delayed leading to frustrated passengers. >> after i found out my flood was canceled after four hours -- flight was canceled after four hours it's to wait three hours in the customer service line which i didn't get to the end of when it closeded and called in and organized all that and they switched me on airlines. >> reporter: in the east residents of syracuse new york are dealing with this. plows working overtime and frustrated drivers
is no object, and we know rob can spend a little dough, we have some ideas sure to please. here's abc's dan harris. >> reporter: it's called simply enough, the christmas book. an annual catalog put out by the high end retailer neimann marcus. inside, you can find fantasy gif gifts, like a $50,000 personal blimp, even a flying car at the bargain price of $3.5 million. >> it's just fun to go through and say i would love to have this, i would love to have that. ♪ it's a hard knock life for us ♪ ♪ it's a hard knock like for us ♪ >> reporter: this year you can buy a walk-on role to the broadway hit "annie." or this -- a real-life jet pack. at a price of roughly $100,000, it will take you 30 feet in the hair at 30 miles an hour. this can guy do twists, turns, barrel rolls and dive bombs. when i tried it, i inched along at five feet above the water. there's a $100,000 hen house. this looks like the french poodle of hens. here the 1% of the poultry world can cluck around in a coup fitted with a living room, modeled on the palace of versailles. is something like this wasted on chickens? is t
you don't say? ah, you know becky, if a werewolf was attacking you, i'd help. oh, rob. that's so romantic. palease-it's so please! it's our first date and i'm not and i'm not that kind of ghoul. ghost! call me! the name is tritch. i'm in the book. good evening. this film was shot in smell a vision. and we want to make sure you get the full effect. there's no need to thank me. stinky's the name and i'm glad to be of service. hey, thanks for the ? boo! what happened? um, fatso, i made that batch myself and uh, let's just say it ain't exactly uh butter. ♪ excuse me, have you seen my uncles? i don't get paid enough to see nothing, kid. if you wanna go in and look, then you gotta buy a ticket. i don't have any money one me. can i owe you? horns honking screaming i am telling you for the last time ok, the stereo typical thing to do now would be to yell "a ghost!" and run away screaming. come on it's so been done. a ggghoost! ahhhh! hm, this never happened to patrick swayze. cars ♪ whoooa.. hahahahha ♪casper, the friendly ghost ♪the friendly ghost you know. ♪those grown ups mi
? >> this is really a very volatile experience. generally somebody's robbed or suffered some other type of crime; the actors often committed by a stranger. in domestic violence by its nature is committed by a person that they deeply loved. we are asked to navigate to personal relationships. one of the huge challenges we face are delays in bringing cases to trial. we have three attorneys. we have to finish one trial before we can begin the next. we have extended exposure to their batterer and maybe change your mind about wanting to proceed. with changes in the law it is extremely difficult for us to continue with the prosecution without evicting that is interested in proceeding. in the past with call police officer and the relay what information they took at the scene that is no longer acceptable as evidence. without the vacant you often don't have the ability to put together the evidence to persuade a jury. it is critical for us to keep the victim engaged in the process, one, for his or her safety but ultimately to secure an outcome that will protect them in the long-term. to do t
in the back of the book. i'm rob [laughter]. >> okay. let's get into the program today is utility control and fire hazard material. we will teaching how to turn your utility's off and what hazardous materials to look for. >> the first thing is natural gas. what do you know about natural gas? flammable. it goes, boom. it's important to shut this off. we use it for cooking, eating and hot water. there were 40,000 people that called pg and e about their gas. that means they call turned off their gas? did they need to do that? when do you have to? when there is a problem. how long did you think it takes pg and e to get out and turn it back on? 45,000 people. days weeks, may be a month. who has seen this in the streets. a lot of muck is in there is it's full of dirt and weeds you turn it to the right to tighten it and left to loosen it. your home work you have to look at your house, pop open the lid, look in there see what's going on in there it's not nice and clean like this. who has seen this around their house? everybody. each meter has a shut off. you want to find out where your gas meter
for tornadoes. rob, brandi? >> thank you, andy. >>> not only is it christmas eve, it is national eggnog day. >> did you know? >> who knew? it's frothy, fattening, made from milk, sugar and spices. if it's homemade, it might be made with raw, unpasteurized eggs. but the commercial stuff like we have here is safe in cartons and made with the safe eggs, which is good to know. >> definitely. we're drinking the good stuff. >> can i get some of that? >> hey, the commish. >> there you go, dude. >> it gets a little messy. >> very nice. cheers. it's a party here. >> as you all well know, if you want something stronger, the brandy is in my desk upstairs. you know how we roll. >> my grandpa, that's the only way you got christmas eggnog if he is put in sometimes way too much brandy. you take a sip, way above 20 i promise. >> maybe it was in honor of his granddaughter, brandi. there you go. sometimes it's like, grandpa. >> we love you, gramps. good holidays. this is actually pretty good for the stuff we have here. well done, staff. salute, everybody. get some eggnog. we'll be back with more "world news
. but the nation has opened its heart to this town on this holiday. rob nelson has the story. >> reporter: good morning, guys. it's a cruel irony for newtown this christmas. in the midst of this season of giving, a town still reeling from so much lost. residents are finding no shortage of prayer, comfort, and kindness. during this season of giving, the people of newtown, connecticut, have been overwhelmed with love and support for the holidays. >> you do what you can. everybody does a little bit. and it means a whole lot to everybody. >> reporter: the newtown post office has been flooded with gifts, letters, and prayers. incredible sprinkles of love from all over the globe. >> i think i saw brazil, australia. anybody in newtown who needs a hug. it's amazing. >> reporter: at the local town hall, there are mountains of donated toys. and hurricane sandy victims wanted to spread the joy. >> we have had so much help, we wanted to pay it forward. >> reporter: and the people of newtown agree. asking supporters in lieu of gifts, to perform 26 acts of kindness. from giving away pies -- >> straight out o
was the source of the of raw material for his silk works? >> it was raw silk from china. it was rob. it came from china and ultimately he would trade and imports from japan. raw silk is like he imported and converted into thread and that was turned into fabric. >> what does it look like? >> here is a silkworm cocoon. the moth is still inside. the manufacturing of silk is very complicated and the extraordinary process. this one a cocoon is wound was one strand of silk half a mile long but it is so fine it is barely perceptible and nowhere near enough shape to be used as the red. in a nutshell, fink of a pyramid and silk cocoons at the bottom the filaments are wound together into a layer and then another layer until you have one thread made of various silk filaments. it is silk that has been unwound from the cocoon and joined together part way up the pyramid that arrives in states in bundles they were called books. >> did they ship textile as well? >> yes. he began to manufacture silk threadfin in holyoke he would weave the thread into fabrics that enabled him to succeed because when he rebuilt the
want to say thank you to all of you, to rob black from the restaurant association, benny yee to being here, our merchants, our neighbors and all the city partners who really believe in supporting the businesses and of course to todd from the office of economic and work force development, supervisor chu and our mayor ed lee. thank you so much for this opportunity to help out our small businesses in our community. thank you very much and we'll be available for questions later on. thanks. (applause) ... okay... meeting called to order. roll call commissioner kimberly brandon. >> here, adams here, leslie katz here. >> approval for items minutes for 2012 meeting can i have a motion to approve the minutes. >> second all in favor aye. item two public comment and executive session, is there any public comment? come on up. >> good afternoon commissioners i'm victor della cruz i'm here on behalf of the development company to express some dearns about the sea wall lot three will he notions that you are about in engage in. our client is very concerned that the port of san francisco is
-- merry christmas. those are your tech bites, i am rob nelson. w=!n hey, look! a shooting star! make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a jetta. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. >>> people in chile and argentina are watching a volcano that stratels a border -- straddles a border. it has been seen spewing smoke and ash has been raining down. a red alert has been issued but no evacuations have been ordered. some have left on their own. last significant eruption was in 2000. >>> and they won't dream of a white christmas in oregon. they have it. look how pretty that looks. look at the ski resorts in mount hood. this is what the skiers and snow borders wanted. it's a winter wonderland. and i know a lot of you here in the area
started the fire. >> florida, suburban orlando, a business robbed of $30,000 broad daylight outside of his store and the whole thing caught on tape. it takes the suspect only six seconds to get out of the van and fires a single shot into the area eventually getting away with a backpack loaded with cash. and police found the get away vehicle, abandoned a mile away. this guy targeting packages left on people's doors in suburban seattle. one theft captured by home surveillance camera. the home owner stunned. >> i can't believe people these days, i mean, that could be somebody's medication for all they know. >> experts say you should request all the deliveries require a signature, the valuables are not left out in the open. >> colorado, in denver, welcome home military officers holiday style. >> and love to do it every year. >> shocked, a little overwhelmed, but it's a good feeling. >> most of these brave men and women will only be home for a few days, but they say that's okay. >> a little overwhelming. to get home and get back to my family. >> and merry christmas. >> that's a fox watch across
and are hospitalized. no word on what started the fire. >>> florida, suburban orlando a business owner robbed a 30,000 dollars in broad daylight right outside of the store. and the whole thing caught on tape. it takes the suspect only 6 seconds to get out of his van and tackle the van. pulls a gun and fires a single shot into the air getting away with a backpack loaded with cash. they get away from the van abandoned a mile away. >> washington another fast thief. this guy targeting packages left on people's doors in suburban, seattle. one caught by surveillance famili cameras the homeowners >> that could be somebody's medication for all they know. >> experts say you should request all deliveries require signatures so valuables aren't left out in the open. >> colorado. in din den ver welcome home military officers holiday style. >> my parents love to do it every year. >> shocked, a little overwhelmed but it's a good feeling. >> most of these brave men and women will only be home for a few days but they sthais okay. >> it is a little overwhelming. get home back to my family. >> that's a fox watch acr
the band is diane macedo, lauren greene, on the keyboard. and guitar, rob. and producer, and sandra, singing backup, on the sleigh bells and writer bob, and on the drums, our friend zaro. [applause] >> and diane, you're going to do a song for us today. it's one of my favorite christmas songs by mariah carey. >> this is "all i want for christmas is you" i think everybody will recognize it and i hope they enjoy. >> i bet they will. ♪ ♪ i don't want for christmas, there is just one thing i need ♪ ♪ i don't care about the presents under the christmas tree ♪ ♪ 'cause i just want to call my own ♪ ♪ more than you could ever know ♪ ♪ make my wish come true ♪ ♪ all i want for christmas is you ♪ ♪ i don't want a lot for christmas there is just one thing i need ♪ ♪ and i don't care about the presents underneath the christmas tree ♪ ♪ i won't even hang my stocking here up on the fireplace ♪ ♪ santa claus won't make me happy, with the joy of christmas day ♪ ♪ 'cause i just want to call my own, more than you could ever know ♪ ♪ make my wish come tr
ourselves from being robbed and murdered, raped, salon? we need firearms to defend ourselves and they have certainly been playing on that for many years. >> host: but as the crime is rising and crack cocaine and the games and the sophisticated guns, the congress acted again. only the third time they acted to gun control. with a the brady bill and the assault weapon ban. how does that fit in? >> guest: well, you had the attempted assassination of president ronald reagan. it took him ten years to come around to supporting a stronger. he did of course in the brady bill, and he wrote an op-ed in "the new york times" which insure everybody has forgotten about but it's in the book saying we need some kind of measure like the one i signed when i was governor of california that makes people go through a waiting period before they can acquire a handgun and i think the assault weapons ban which came out a little later was more emotional than that. if you look at the violent crime committed with guns in our cities today, these assault weapons that look like the m-16 or the ak-47 didn't figure in thos
. >>> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> merry christmas eve, everybody. i'm rob nelson. and we have another familiar face. to my left this morning, welcome back from the west coast, brandi hitt.
. joining us now is rob deans, how can they get away with this under the kyoto protocol? >> david, there's inescapebly keynesian you and i talking about goal on christmas eve. and the nightmare in china, the biggest polluter on the planet. david: but they're not a part of kyoto, that's the bottom line. >> what china is doing, china recognizes it needs to cut the mercury, corps bohn tarbon out improve efficiency and find alternative fuels, they are he' burning, as you say, 4 billion tons of coal. and you burn two lumps of coal in the world, 1/2 is chinese, you have to do something about that. >> i've got an answer for you. >> okay. >> i've got an answer and it's something you may not like, but it is an answer and it's a hell of a lot cleaner than coal, there are a lot more natural gas reserves in china and we've seen what fracking has done and how much has been plentiful. you may not like it, it's a hell of a lot cleaner than coal, why not encourage it. help them in any way we can to develop their natural gas reserves? >> you know, david, you're right. we are the two largest economies in
and the police can't do anything about it, then how are we going to keep ourselves from being robbed? murdered? raped? and son on. we need firearms to defend ourselveses and the nra certainly has been playing on that line for many years. >> host: but as crime is rising in the '8s and early '9s, crack cocaine and the gangs and more sophisticated guns, congress acted again. really only the third time they acted to do a gun control type measure. >> guest: with the assault -- >> host: the brady bill and the assault weapon ban. how does that fit into the chronology? >> guest: well, you had the attempted assassination of president reagan. took him ten years to come around to supporting a stronger measure. he eventually did, of course. the brady bill. and he wrote an op-ed in "the new york times" which i'm sure everyone in the nra has forgotten about, saying, we need some kind of measure like the one i signed when i was governor of california, that makes people go through a waiting period before they can acquire handguns. and i think the assault weapons ban, which came out a little later. >> host: ne
someone a newspaper, you're close enough to rob them as well. from the course of, over the course of history, cities have been battling with the demons of density; crime, contagious disease, congestion. this is a map a of death rates in new york from 1800 to today. a boy born in new york city could expect to live seven years less than the national average, today life expectancies are three years longer. we don't understand fully why cities like boston and new york are healthier than denser areas. some people credit walking, more people credit social connection. among younger people, though, it's crystal clear. two big causes for the death, motor vehicle accidents and suicide, both much rarer. it's a lot safer to get on the t after a few drinks than it is to get behind the wheel of a car. not that i'm recommending anything. [laughter] maybe suicide rates also reflect social connection or the influence of gun culture where there's a strong existence. now, this didn't happen by accident. america's cities and towns only became safe through massive expenditures on water works, right? a
is down for those a you driving in the livermore area. we will see an increase in cloud cover to rob the day. this will arrive on christmas day the next storm. as you look out the window you will see that there are rain drops in santa rosa. it will continue to spread its way south. it will stretch all the way down to san francisco. it will remain dry for the south bay but rain will pick up in intensity as we head into 4:00 p.m. on christmas day. >> the bottom half of the bay area should remain dry. the heaviest showers will not pass through to a letter on the day. your christmas forecast shows that the north bay will have rain in the morning and their morning lows will be in the 40's. for the peninsula and the bay shore it will rain in the afternoon. the south bay will be dry into a letter on an afternoon. if you are headed to the sierra keep your changes handy for interstate 80. it will be a snow right into wednesday. you could see from 4 to 8 in. of snow. your afternoon high today will be in the mid 50s. 56401 and the same thing for oakland. friday however will be a dry one under p
in the world. rob is cogoed founder of dock popcorn. >> hi, guys. it's actually -- >> i always thought orville reddenbacker would be hard to pass. then i thought of the pictures of orville, he had the sweater. but how did you -- if you had glasses on, you could play -- >> they both wear ties. >> orville wore a red sweater and a bow tie. >> three years, that's good. >> we left your area, moved out to boulder, colorado, the mecca of food and started franchising just in 2009 been and in those three years, we've become the largest popcorn retailer, literally, in the world and eats just been an amazing, exciting ride. >> so you're based in boulder? >> we are based in boulder, colorado, and we have now 300 locations and development. so we're in 30 states and passing out smiles and great products to folks all over this beautiful country. >> are you out near celestial seasonings in boulder? >> our office is pretty close to there. do you know the area? >> oh, yeah. i went to school there and i took a tour of celestial seasonings. next time we're going to take a tour of doc popcorn. >> we have to get yo
, but you say you're fortunate? >> sure, sure. there were homes that were completely cleared out or robbed in person. we were lucky to not be there when it happened. and they didn't make off with more than they did. >> casey, you and shawn have a 6-year-old daughter. inform are a 6-year-old, something like this is so hard to understand. this is the time where santa pays a visit and you open gifts, and it's such a happy time, or supposed to be. what have you told your daughter about all of this? casey? oh, boy, right at that moment. shawn graham and casey graham, with you thank you both, if you can still hear me for joining us. we wish you the very best. we hope that police catch those guys who came into your home. ahead on "starting point," the nra doubles down and calls for armed police in all schools after the newtown massacre. a lot of criticism from both sides of the aisle on that. we will talk to one law maker who is pushing a similar plan to arm our teachers. >>> plus would you like to buy a "g"? a wheel of fortune controversy that has people saying the game show is anti-south. that'
look forward to working with you. i now recognize my distinguished colleague, rob andrews, a senior democratic member of the subcommittee, for his remarks. >> good morning again, mr. gotbaum. thank you for being with us. and for your service to our country. you are running a very important agency and i know you are very dedicated to that task. it is good you are here this morning to answer the committee's questions. 10 million americans benefit from a system that has served this country for many decades very well. it is a system where pensions and other benefits are provided, where small business people, contractors, trucking companies, markets, supermarkets, and others, get together and pool their resources and share costs in order to provide pensions and other employee benefits. this is what is known as the multi employer system. the multi employer system, in all cases, involves a collective bargaining agreement that sets the terms and conditions for benefits that will be given. the system has worked extraordinarily well, and it is the system that 10 million americans rely upon fo
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